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Pentagon Signs Off on Plan for Striking ISIS in Syria

The Defense secretary says he approved the plan, but Obama has not yet agreed to it.

Who Is Saying What About American Troops 'On the Ground' in Iraq?

The trouble with being both firm and flexible when it comes to military intervention in Iraq. 

 

Joe Biden on Using American Ground Troops Against ISIS: 'We'll Determine That Based on How the Effort Goes'

The vice president appeared to leave the door open for greater military action in the U.S. mission during an offhand comment in an Iowa diner Wednesday.

Marco Rubio Flaps His Hawk Wings

The senator painted himself as a student of neoconservatism Wednesday.

VA Watchdog Denies It Watered Down Phoenix Report

The department's inspector general pushed back against lawmakers who are questioning final report.

The Islamic State Is Messing Up Other People's Acronyms

The Institute for Science and International Security, or ISIS, is pushing back at media organizations for using the acronym to refer to the terrorist organization.

What McDonald’s Tells Us About Russia’s Relationship With the West

Russia has shut down several of the fast-food chain's restaurants, bringing the yellow arches into the sanctions war.

Senator Tries to Help Frustrated Military Drivers With #OopsWeLostYourCar

One senator is on a quest to help soldiers find their vehicles, which are being held up as they move overseas.

Senate Republicans Fear ISIS Strategy Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Senators largely backed training opposition forces, but they also floated embedding U.S. soldiers with the Iraqi military.

The Veterans No One Talks About

Tens of thousands of soldiers who are discharged from the military each year are locked out of VA services. 

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Pentagon Signs Off on Plan for Striking ISIS in Syria

The Defense secretary says he approved the plan, but Obama has not yet agreed to it.

Who Is Saying What About American Troops 'On the Ground' in Iraq?

The trouble with being both firm and flexible when it comes to military intervention in Iraq. 

 

Joe Biden on Using American Ground Troops Against ISIS: 'We'll Determine That Based on How the Effort Goes'

The vice president appeared to leave the door open for greater military action in the U.S. mission during an offhand comment in an Iowa diner Wednesday.

Marco Rubio Flaps His Hawk Wings

The senator painted himself as a student of neoconservatism Wednesday.

VA Watchdog Denies It Watered Down Phoenix Report

The department's inspector general pushed back against lawmakers who are questioning final report.

The Islamic State Is Messing Up Other People's Acronyms

The Institute for Science and International Security, or ISIS, is pushing back at media organizations for using the acronym to refer to the terrorist organization.

What McDonald’s Tells Us About Russia’s Relationship With the West

Russia has shut down several of the fast-food chain's restaurants, bringing the yellow arches into the sanctions war.

Senator Tries to Help Frustrated Military Drivers With #OopsWeLostYourCar

One senator is on a quest to help soldiers find their vehicles, which are being held up as they move overseas.

Senate Republicans Fear ISIS Strategy Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Senators largely backed training opposition forces, but they also floated embedding U.S. soldiers with the Iraqi military.

The Veterans No One Talks About

Tens of thousands of soldiers who are discharged from the military each year are locked out of VA services. 

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